Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun show

4 senses of show

Sense 1
show -- (the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill")
       => entertainment, amusement -- (an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention)

Sense 2
display, show -- (something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested")
       => demonstration, demo -- (a visual presentation showing how something works; "the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations"; "the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response")

Sense 3
show -- (a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway")
       => social event -- (an event characteristic of persons forming groups)

Sense 4
appearance, show -- (pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show")
       => pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning -- (the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending")

Antonyms of verb show

1 of 12 senses of show

Sense 4
show -- (make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please")
       Antonym of hide (Sense 1)
      => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb show

12 senses of show

Sense 1
show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate -- (give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington")
       => show -- (make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please")

Sense 2
prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew -- (establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture")
       => confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm -- (establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant")

Sense 3
testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show -- (provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 4
show -- (make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please")
          Phrasal Verb-> show off#1

Sense 5
picture, depict, render, show -- (show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Sense 6
express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")
       => convey -- (make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me")

Sense 7
indicate, point, designate, show -- (indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 8
show, show up -- (be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show")
       => appear -- (come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon")

Sense 9
read, register, show, record -- (indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'")
       => indicate -- (to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter")

Sense 10
show -- (give evidence of, as of records; "The diary shows his distress that evening")
       => read, register, show, record -- (indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'")

Sense 11
usher, show -- (take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats")
       => lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

Sense 12
show -- (finish third or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to show")
       => race, run -- (compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first")

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